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The presence of Benetton and Zebre in the Guinness Pro14 means followers of the league have been aware of the possibility of postp…

The new skipper suffered costly mistakes in the defeats to Ireland and England, but he went some way to atoning for those blunders…

Online Editors
22 Feb, 11:43

Italy haven't had the smoothest of journeys in the Guinness Six Nations, though there is growing evidence that they can turn it ar…

Alex Shaw
20 Feb, 10:38

Buoyed by their resilience in the 22-35 round two defeat to France in Paris, interim head coach Franco Smith has kept the faith wi…

Online Editors
20 Feb, 9:59

Les Bleus have not tasted Six Nations success since their 2010 Grand Slam.

Online Editors
10 Feb, 5:40

Romain Ntamack raced in the bonus-point score in Paris to seal five-try France a patchy 35-22 victory over Italy.

Online Editors
09 Feb, 12:45

New Azzurri boss Franco Smith has opted not to make wholesale changes following last weekend 42-0 beating at Wales. 

Online Editors
07 Feb, 10:35

In the post-match wrap-up of Saturday's win against Italy, the Welsh management felt the positives outweighed the negatives.

Owain Jones
03 Feb, 6:49

Interim Azzurri boss Franco Smith has pulled a surprise by including an uncapped lock who has featured in the local Italian league…

Online Editors
30 Jan, 9:30

Tigers' new campaign in the Gallagher Premiership has been pretty miserable, but the European Challenge Cup proved a useful divers…

Online Editors
16 Nov, 13:09

With the Springboks up next, Conor O'Shea will be pleased that a much-changed Italian line-up still proved far too strong for an o…

Online Editors
26 Sep, 6:35

Follow all the action from the World Cup warm-up match on the RugbyPass live blog as England host Italy at St James’ Park in New…

06 Sep, 13:10

Having been beaten by France in Paris in their last outing, Conor O'Shea has reshuffled his Italy team to face England in Newcastl…

Online Editors
04 Sep, 13:27

France concluded their preparations for the World Cup with a comfortable 47-19 victory over Italy in their final warm-up match in …

Online Editors
30 Aug, 20:47

Conor O'Shea has named his 31-man Italy Rugby World Cup squad for Japan - and there are some significant casualties.

Ian Cameron
18 Aug, 7:40

Italy racked up the second-highest points tally in their history as they stormed to an 85-15 World Cup warm-up victory over Russia…

Online Editors
17 Aug, 17:34